Welcome to Our Graduate Program


We admit students on a rolling basis. However, if you would like to be considered for funding, we recommend that you apply by April 1st.

Please note: If you are an international applicant, you must apply for admission by February 15th for Fall admission and September 1st for Spring admission. Learn more here.

For how to apply, click here.

We currently offer on-campus and online Master's degrees. Our faculty value our graduate students. We take great pride in providing quality instruction, providing research opportunities, and helping our students achieve their goals, whether it is advancing to a Ph.D. program or seeking employment in the public and private sectors.

Our online graduate program was recently ranked the #2 and #3 online Sociology masters programs in the country by University HQ and Intelligent, respectively.

Ranking badge from University HQ

Our online graduate program was also recently named the #1 most affordable online MA in the country by Online U. You can read about it here.

To learn more about our graduate programs, please look over the links featured on the sidebar. If you have any questions, please contact, Dr. David G. LoContoat dloconto@nmsu.edu or the Department of Sociology at sociology@nmsu.edu.

See some of our frequently asked questions here.